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New Delhi, December 7, 2017
Alibaba is all set to buy over a third of online grocer BigBasket for about $300 mn. The deal will add to its portfolio of strategic investments in India
Tanuja Tewari
Delhi, Edition:November 5, 2017

A constructive guide to unlocking the true potential of Gen-Y in the workforce.

Goutam Das
New Delhi, Edition:October 8, 2017

Meena Ganesh's latest home medical care start-up is going places.

BT Online
New Delhi, August 8, 2017
Amazon recently received government's nod to stock and retail food and grocery items through brick and mortar stores, on both online and offline platforms.
BT Online
July 4, 2017
The fund will be used to back entrepreneurs who plan to turn their enterprises into next-gen, billion-dollar companies. The duo will back entrepreneurs who will build institutions through a platform they call 'The Fundamentum Partnership', reported The Times of India.

By Goutam Das
Delhi, Edition:July 16, 2017
Amazon's rapid rise and marketshare gains are making the competition run helter-skelter. Amazon's rise, in fact, coincided with the fall of Snapdeal, India's third-largest marketplace in an e-tailing industry worth $16 billion.
Mumbai, May 8, 2017
After ploughing about $2 billion into minority stakes in Indian e-commerce businesses over the past few years, Japan's SoftBank is upping the stakes, looking to play consolidator and take a more active role at a trio of leading start-ups.
Sonal Khetarpal
Delhi, Edition:May 21, 2017

Asking employees to leave may be inevitable, but companies can make the process less unpleasant and disheartening.

by Venkatesha babu
Delhi, Edition:February 26, 2017

Cloud telephony is at a take-off point but a poor regulatory environment may yet derail it.

By Sonal Khetarpal
Delhi, Edition:December 18, 2016

How companies tackle the problem of prized professionals leaving for greener pastures in droves.

BT Online
August 31, 2016
Indian startups seem to be going through a rough patch. Unlike two years ago, when startups were flush with funds, the investors in 2016 have grown wary about startups and their sky-high valuations.
BT Online
August 30, 2016
On  August 19, e-commerce company AskMe decided to shut shop which left about 4,000 of its employees  jobless. A variety of reasons, from weak technology to aggressive acquisitions, are responsible for the online retailer's failure.
By Venkatesha Babu
Delhi, Edition:September 11, 2016
The fisheries industry in India is one of the largest employers with 14 million people dependent on it. But only less than 1 per cent of the market is organised.
By Sonal Khetarpal and Manu Kaushik
Delhi, Edition:June 5, 2016
After two years of growing at a scorching pace, led by acquisitions, it seems things are not going well for AskMe. Recently, there were reports that the company has laid off 600 employees, reducing its workforce to 3,500. The company says this was part of its annual workforce rationalisation exercise.
Goutam Das
April 25, 2016
PepperTap's long ordeal leading to the closure of its grocery business underscores everything that is wrong with the strategy Indian e-commerce and hyper local businesses have adopted.
April 25, 2016
Snapdeal-backed PepperTap has decided to shut down its cash-burning grocery delivery operations and instead focus on expanding its logistics business.
By Goutam Das
Delhi, Edition:April 24, 2016

The investment momentum in Indian start-ups rocketed over the past five years. PE activity in 2015 touched an all-time high - investments totalled 1,049, over 600 of them in start-ups. The stars of Indian e-commerce became super stars.

March 22, 2016
Existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Helion Advisors along with International Finance Corp and Sands Capital participated in the round, UAE's Abraaj Group said.
By Nidhi Singal
Delhi, Edition:February 14, 2016

Replacing your physical wallet, plastic money or net-banking solutions with mobile wallets may not be an option for you. If that's what you think, you could be missing a trick or two.

Beijing, January 13, 2016
Baidu Inc is in talks to invest in e-commerce start-ups including Zomato, BookMyShow and BigBasket, a spokesman for China's top online search provider said.
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